Silver-leaved mountain gum
Description: This species is very similar to E. cinerea and has smooth white bark and silvery gray leaves. It is native to New South Wales only in a few restricted areas. It prefers light to medium, acid soils in a sunny position, drought and frost resistant. The foliage is treated with glycerin or used fresh in arrangements. The trunk and stems have smooth, reddish bark. Leaves are silvery in color and heart shaped. Best growth attained with cool, moist conditions.
Culture: Sun, acid pH soils, clay loam or sand, 32" annual rainfall.
Uses: Ornamental plantings, cut flowers, foliage and fruits, frost resistant plant.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 8|
|Type||Tree or mallee habit from 10-30' (3 -10 m), lignotuber|
|Native||New South Wales|
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